has judged wine professionally in twelve countries, contributes regularly to wine publications around the world and has lectured on wine in many countries. His speciality is New Zealand wine which he reviews from an international perspective. He gained his Master of Wine qualification in 2000.
Mills Reef Elspeth Hawke's Bay NZ Merlot 2009
Copyright © 2014 Bob Campbell, Master of Wine. Republishing Info.
Scented and appealing wine with bright berry, floral and subtle fresh herb flavours together with an influence of classy oak. Seamless wine in a medium-bodied style with impressive power.
Tasted: Jun 2011 Closure: S'cap Average price: NZD $45 (~USD $38)
The above price is the estimated retail price given by the wine maker when it was submitted for review. It may not reflect the actual current market price.
USD pricing is a simple currency conversion from NZD and may not reflect the actual US retail pricing.
Other reviews that might interest you:
Sileni The Triangle Hawke's Bay NZ Merlot 2009
Matua Valley Matheson Hawke's Bay NZ Merlot 2009
Church Road McDonald Series Hawke's Bay NZ Merlot 2009
These comments come straight from Bob's unedited tasting notes database. If you notice a spelling error or other problem on this page, please contact us so we can correct it.
Test your wine knowledge with a quiz!